PC Helen Houghton

Capping

Golden's Bridge Hounds encourages capping when available.  All requests for permission to cap must be directed solely to the Honorary Secretary. Upon permission to cap, payment  and the signed liability release shall be given directly to the Field Secretary upon arrival at the meet. Checks should be made out to Golden’s Bridge Hounds and placed in a plain envelope with your name on the outside.

PC Helen Houghton

Non Formal Hunting Attire

Hacking jackets of subtle colors and soft patterns in linen or tweed are correct, with or without a vest.

Dress shirts, long sleeve or short, in pastel or mild patterns or tattersall permitted, as well as turtlenecks.

A straight tie for ladies and gentlemen. Alternatively, ladies may wear a ratcatcher collar or colored or patterned stock tie with a stock pin. White or ecru shirts and stock ties are not appropriate during cubbing or for informal attire at any time.

Buff or tan breeches. Solid green jackests and rust breeches are strictly worn by the Huntsman and Staff.

Brown field boots are most correct. Black boots (without brown or patent tops) are also appropriate. Chaps are not acceptable. 

Brown, navy, or black velvet hunting cap or helmet. 

Light or dark brown gloves, leather, or crochet backs.

Jackets may be waived only at the discretion of the Masters.

Ladies and gentleman with hair that cannot neatly be tucked up into their helmets, should wear a hairnet.

PC Helen Houghton

Formal Hunting Attire

Plain black hunting jacket, with 3 black buttons

White stock tie with stock pin

Canary vests with plain metal buttons

Buff or tan breeches 

Black dress boots

Black velvet hunting cap or helmet   

Light or dark brown leather or white stringed gloves

Note:  ASTM approved safety helmet are strongly encouraged and are required for all participants under age 18.  Safety vests are permitted.